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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Weaviate

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeWide column storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score3.21
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
github.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docswww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperApache Software FoundationHibernating RhinosAlex KashirinSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2018201020202017
Current release5.2, June 20210.5, April 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC#C++Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleOpenID Connect Discovery
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache IoTDBRavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseWeaviate
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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